The annual report, “Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China 2012,” depicts an emerging China acutely focused on modernization of its core military capabilities. China’s aggressive offensive development includes economic espionage and cyber warfare. The Pentagon views China’s continued military development as part of a two-pronged approach to ensure, even by force, reunification with Taiwan and the prevention of U.S. forces from interceding in a cross-strait conflict.
To view the report on the website of the Department of Defense, click HERE.
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